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Rather scrawly signature on mine says 'A Moaling' or maybe 'A Mealing'. Car is A Mazing.

Nothings the matter. I think it just confirms what we all suspected all along, that it's just a bit of fake marketing baloney. It matters not to the enjoyment of my car, it could have said "Handb

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I've often wondered about this after seeing all the different names on each plaque - surely this must be the engine or drivetrain they refer to, as surely there's no way they're inferring one guy put the whole car together himself.....?!.:o:lol:

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41 minutes ago, Composite guru said:

I have a 2016 Elise Cup and don't have a name plaque in mine. They must of given up with the idea...

I think that it is the opposite. The plaques have only recently started appearing (probably a JMG idea). 

And you're right - there are different people on each stage or station of the production line so the cars are built by multiple people. I've no idea who gets the kudos/short straw of having their name on the car. 

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not sure......who built mine........but mine was built in Hethel.......:devil:

not sure where Hethal is.......

I had one that was built in Cheshunt......lol

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MJK built them all. Nuff said. 

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1 hour ago, theelanman said:

not sure......who built mine........but mine was built in Hethel.......:devil:

not sure where Hethal is.......

I had one that was built in Cheshunt......lol

I fixed the title in case anyone is wondering about the joke. :)  

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As suspected. :)

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Come on what’s it matter, it’s just a plaque and it’s definitely built in the Uk and in my opinion very well built.

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Nothings the matter. I think it just confirms what we all suspected all along, that it's just a bit of fake marketing baloney.

It matters not to the enjoyment of my car, it could have said "Handbuilt in Hethel by Donald Duck" for all I care.  Although on thinking about it, I might ask @alias23 if he can make a plaque with that on it!  :)

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